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Amazon's Fire TV voice search to improve this summer

The company is integrating more services into the unified voice search, starting with Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime.

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Amazon Fire TV home screen

Fire TV review: Amazon's set-top box is cooking with gas

Amazon's first media streaming product packs plenty of power and a handy voice search feature. Oh, and it plays games too.

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Roku Streaming Stick

Roku Streaming Stick review: Big Roku experience in a downsized package

It looks like a Chromecast, but packs all the channels of a full-size Roku box...with just a couple of trade-offs.

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Report: Verizon could rescue Intel's odd set-top business

Under the direction of a new CEO, Intel seems to be dumping its nascent set-top box business onto Verizon -- which is probably a better fit, anyway.

Samsung

Don't spend $150 to bring Samsung's clunky smart TV experience to your set

Samsung's new $150 set-top device will turn any dumb TV smart, but there's a lot of better options out there.

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Vizio Co-Star LT

Vizio's new CoStar-LT box smarts up your dumb TV for only $80

Leaving Google TV in the dust, Vizio's new streaming box will bring the Web to any HDTV.

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Roku channels its efforts into updated hardware, new content options

Roku sets its hand for the holidays with an updated lineup of streaming set-top boxes.

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Hands-on: Google's Chromecast is (almost) ready for prime time

It's a little prone to crashes, but when it works (which is most of the time), it delivers a blockbuster experience.

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China's Alibaba Group taps smart TVs for online shopping

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group plans to enter the country's smart TV industry with a set-top box product for streamlining online shopping on big screen televisions.

Review: Asus Cube is a capable, but flawed, Google TV set-top box

Asus' Cube set-top box delivers streaming media, Google apps, and cloud storage at a reasonable price, but has some usability issues.

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